David Gaultney

David Gaultney: Attorney with MehaffyWeber, P.C. AV stamp icon
  • Of Counsel at MehaffyWeber, P.C.
  • 2615 Calder Avenue, Suite 800, P.O. Box 16, Beaumont, TX 77702
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  • David Gaultney is a shareholder with MehaffyWeber. His practice includes civil appellate law and arbitration.
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Biography

Formerly a Justice on the Ninth Court of Appeals, David Gaultney serves in an of counsel role. The Governor of Texas appointed Mr. Gaultney to serve as Justice to the Supreme Court of Texas on two cases. He served on the Supreme Court Advisory Committee for eleven years and on the State Commission on Judicial Conduct for two years. David is board certified in Civil Appellate Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization.

Awards and Recognitions

•Selected to the Texas Super Lawyers list, Super Lawyers (Thomson Reuters), 2016 - 2017
•Listed in “Best Lawyers in America,” in Arbitration, 2019
•Governor of Texas Appointments
•Commissioned to serve as Justice, Supreme Court of Texas in the case of Sultan v. Mathew, 178 S.W.3d 747 (Tex.2005)
•Commissioned to serve as Justice, Supreme Court of Texas in the case of In re B.P., 244 S.W. 3d. 840 (Tex. 2008)

Speaking Engagements

•Appellate Update CLE, Jefferson County Bar Association, Q & A Panel Discussion- Moderator, April 17, 2015
•Appellate Ethics,Jefferson County Bar Association Seminar, 2012
•Challenging A Civil Contempt Order,University of Texas Conference on State and Federal Appeals, 2008
•Panel, The Most Underutilized Advocacy Tools,Texas Bar Advanced Civil Appellate Practice Course, 2007
•Panel, Justices of the Ninth Court of Appeals,Beaumont Appellate Road Show, 2006
•Supreme Court Update,Jefferson County Bar Appellate Law Seminar, 2004
•Appellate Issues To Consider,Houston Paralegal Association Seminar, 2004
•Appellate Law,Southeast Texas Legal Assistants Seminar, 2003
•Panel, Courts of Appeals,University of Texas Conference on State and Federal Appeals, 2002
•Procedure in the Ninth Court of Appeals,Jefferson County Bar Association Seminar, 2002
•Preservation of Error In Jury Argument,Jefferson County Bar Association Seminar, 1995
•Criminal Liability in Pollution and Casualty Context, Panel Moderator;University of Texas 3rd Annual Admiralty and Maritime Law Seminar, 1994
•Chair, Environmental Law Seminar,Jefferson County Bar Association, 1994

of the Texas Bar Foundation and is a past member of the Civil Appellate Law Advisory Commission of the Texas Board of Legal Specialization. He is a member of the State Bar of Texas, American Bar Association, Austin Bar Association, and Jefferson County Bar Association. fellow: Texas Bar Foundation (Life Fellow).

(Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization)

Areas of Practice (8)

  • Civil Appellate Law
  • Arbitration
  • Licenses
  • State Bar of Texas
  • United States Supreme Court
  • United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit
  • United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
  • United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas

Education & Credentials

Contact Information:
512.394.3840  Phone
512.394.3860  Fax
www.mehaffyweber.com
University Attended:
Southwest Texas State University, B.A., with highest honors, 1976
Law School Attended:
University of Texas, J.D., with honors, 1979; University of Houston, LL.M., 1993
Year of First Admission:
1979
Admission:
Certificate of Special Competence in the field of Appellate Jurisprudence from the Texas College of Judicial Studies; Certificate in Advanced Arbitration Skills from the A.A. White Dispute Resolution Center at the University of Houston Law Center; Board Certified in Civil Appellate Law Texas Board of Legal Specialization; State Bar of Texas; United States Supreme Court; United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit; United States District Court for the Western District of Texas; United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas; United States District Court for the Eastern District of Texas
Memberships:

Memberships

SupremeCourt Advisory Committee, 2003 to 2014
StateCommission on Judicial Conduct, 2011-2013
TexasBar Foundation, Life Fellow
State Bar of Texas
AV Preeminent Peer Review Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.

Birth Information:
Eku, Nigeria, October 20, 1954
Certifications:
( Board Certified, Civil Appellate Law, Civil Trial Law and Personal Injury Trial Law by the Texas Board of Legal Specialization )
ISLN:
907170257

Peer Reviews

5.0/5.0 (14 reviews)
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